The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Milolii Bay, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivations and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes away in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent diving gear as well as take lessons if you are a beginner.
However, Milolii Bay is not recommended for beginners. The bay is located 30 mi/48 km south of Kailua, next to Milolii a small traditional fishing village. Milolii Bay has an average depth of 4.6 m/15 ft and maximum depth 18.3 m/60 ft with no sea currents and good visibility.
The biodiversity of the bottom is interesting with a lot of colored tropical fish, eels, sea turtles, big rocks and corals. Divers should be careful of boat traffic.